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>> san francisco parks, golden gate park transforms into one of the greatest music festivals of all time, let's journey, inside, outside land. ♪ >> to this, our 6th year doing the outside lands and our relationship with san francisco, rec and park. and we work very closely with them in the planning and working very closely with the neighborhood organizations and with the city supervisors and with the city organizations and with the local police department, and i think that the outside lands is one of the unique festivals in the world and we have san francisco and we have golden gate park and we have the greatest oasis, in the world. and it has the people hiking up hills and down hills and a lot of people between stages. >> i love that it is all outside, the fresh air is great. >> they have the providers out here that are 72 local restaurants out here. >> celebrating, and that is really hot. >> 36 local winerries in northern california and 16 brewers out here. >> and you have seen a lot of people out here having a good time and we have no idea, how much work and planning has gone i
in san francisco. it's a wonderful display. a little house in the urban center exhibition center that shows what it's like in a home in san francisco after an earthquake. one of the major issues that we are going to face after earthquakes are fire hazard. we are happy to have the fire marshall join us today. >> thank you. my pleasure. >> we talk about the san francisco earthquake that was a fire that mostly devastated the city. how do we avoid that kind of problem. how can we reduce fire hazard? >> the construction was a lot different. we don't expect what we had then. we want to make sure with the gas heaters that the gas is shut off. >> if you shut it off you are going to have no hot water or heat. be careful not to shut it off unless you smell gas. >> absolutely because once you do shut it off you should have the utility company come in and turn it back on. here is a mock up of a gas hear the on a house. where would we find the gas meter? >> it should be in your garage. everyone should be familiar with where the gas meter is. >> one of the tools is a wrench, a crescent wrench.
the pointed of living in the city i have 35 people who was born in the city and county of san francisco that lives near. i understand your requester honestly the cheatness and availability of conference and tools like a hub make it easier to get a job it's not demographics. the reason you have hiring here is because it's san francisco but it's not going to be a good place for back manufacturing >> how many people in this room were born in san francisco. all right. 4 human resources how many people went to college in the bay area so i presume all of the rest of you are imports. how many people have children that were born here? >> how many people worry about the lottery system. i think we have one more question. can you actually walk up to the mike right here. oh, did you have a question? yeah. right here >> one question i would like to ask you technology has made corruption much easy and if you could ask san francisco what policies would make it easier either the city level or national level what are some of the careers from the police society who what would it be. >> access to v
't rest on that being the only thing we do. similar to san francisco we're a beautiful city but we have got to deal and create a public relationship. i know they're working with any silicon valley and san francisco-based companies to evolve this city. i know that the colleague is a medical doctor. you you know what we're doing in mission bay people's approach sometimes and oftentimes reflect their professional out along on things. i want to acknowledge that his push the ability to blend and create biotechnology campuss involve smart city approaches to know. we're going to sit down our staffs and talk about all those topics on zero waste. i'm so glad we have this opportunity that while the sister city agreement we've worked hard on needs to be extended and renewed and we do this on the mayors trip to san francisco so we can have the quality time for our communities to work together and make sure the city's represent the leadership they need. so with that if i may bring to the podium the mayor from barring also known as (clapping) >> mr. mayor lee as a wholly want to thank you for your h
be honoring the latino community and the tremendous work that happens in san francisco. we know that the latino community has great contributions through economics but culture and every aspect of the cities life (clapping) >> (speaking spanish.) >> >> (speaking spanish.) >> (clapping). >> more many years we've seen latino impact san francisco for so many ways. we've seen san francisco grow and it's amazing celebrations alongside with impacting policies with the city of san francisco. this year once again, we're honoring young people and showing the excellence on and he impact our lives and families. this year we've identified many community based organizations and have highlighted a pitcher with the san francisco school district to highlight the services we have here in san francisco >> (speaking spanish.) >> >> (speaking spanish.) >> >> (speaking spanish.) >> >> (speaking spanish.) >> >> (speaking spanish.) >> we would like to thank all the parents and the community members and the dignitaries that are celebrated the lives of young people here, no san franci
is multifaceted to say the very least it's a municipal building that operates the city and county of san francisco. this building was a dream that became a reality of a man by the name of james junior elected mayor of san francisco in 1912. he didn't have a city hall because it was destroyed in the earth wake of 1906. construction began in april of 1913. in december 1915, the building was complete. it opened it's doors in january 1916. >> it's a wonderful experience to come to a building built like this. the building is built as a palace. not for a king or queen. it's built for all people. this building is beautiful art. those are architecture at the time when city hall was built, san francisco had an enormous french population. therefore building a palace in the art tradition is not unusual. >> jimmie was an incredible individual he knew that san francisco had to regain it's place in the world. he decided to have the tallest dome built in the united states. it's now stands 307 feet 6 inches from the ground 40 feet taller than the united states capital. >> you could spend days going around the
of supervisors who in many respects, is the grand of the san francisco democratic party, so jane, if you could please. jane morrison. >> item one isordinance amending the police code to update the list of city job classifications responsible for enforcement of litter laws and having the power to issue citations for that purpose.. >> this has been introduced by supervisor cohen and we have a presentation. >> good morning supervisors, doug from the department of public works and if there are any questions, i am joined by sandra from the dpw operation's division and before you is an ordinance which is really a clean up ordinance on adding and subtracting certain city classifications who can issue the citations under the police code. for violation of various litter and ref fuse laws. we bring it before you today because we are on the verge of launching a new education out reach and then enforcement program that is funded through the garbage rates. and that program is going to be led, with the class 2917 rkts and so there will be a total of 8 people. >> and on this team there are going to be out in
the right thing. with the 9 counties we're working with we've built an infrastructure. san francisco and the bay area has the most charging stations, in fact, over 2 hundred charging stations are available in more than 60 different locations in our city. we're making it vent and part of the way we live in this very quality area of the san francisco bay area. city government installed 40 percent of those free charging stations 90 in our garages and airport. we add to that our fleet is 1 hundred percent alternative fuel bio electric or diesel fuel. again, thank you for your leadership you've been working on those vehicles but in those complicated areas of the apartment buildings that don't have a clear ownership or leadership in some of those buildings and because of the murpt charge st. a they've helped 34 apartment buildings across this area. whether it's our own employees or for the public-private companies they're playing an important role in making e v infrastructure available in our city. our department environment has been working with the business council to reach out to the en
. there's all kinds of things and that's the beauty of being in san francisco we can introduce and reintroduce each other to each other. you're going to find a lot of builders doing haven't designs. i've seen that with can do. there's all kinds of things. this is the marvel i know we're going to success base this is the best city in the world. thank you very much and congratulations >> first of all, i'd like to start out before we get started with our ribbon kci terminal cemetery actually, we have a congratulate message it's what they say in japan it's a congratulatey message we've received from the deputy administrator from japan who i think you can see on the screen. i'm going to read it in japanese and then in earning >> (speaking foreign language.) >> so i'll read that briefly necessary english. it says i'd like to congratulate you on the opening of our new facilities in san san francisco. i look forward to the center becoming a focal point for united states and china. to further their research to open up a new era in business 13 from the japanese folks. thank you very
our headquarters in san francisco was a conscious one. san francisco was a key player in the yemz story. we realized that yelp might work in cities around the world with yelp in 23 criteria's we need a little bit more desk space. yelp has 17 hundred employees 8 hundred in sf. we're committed to growing the local economy and maintaining a strong connection to our san francisco lines. when looking for a new headquarters it was location, location, location. we needed somewhere to provide easy access to lots of local businesses and restaurants and remain convenient for mass transit riders and bike riders a lot of our employees ride bikes. combrem is pack at about local plays and celebrate the distinct active and unique. we want to have this into a more than workplace. talking of resident at the 130 montgomery is an important milestone. we'll celebrate our tenth anniversary next year. i'm privileged to introduce yelp leader our 2kwishd nancy pelosi (clapping.) and what on a honor to be your representative in congress. thank you jeremy. your leadership and your sense of community and fo
that involve the agency. >> and whether san francisco should mandate that it be a no kill shelter and no adoptable animal is euthanized including those who need behavior or medical help before they can be adopted for two years we heard presentations from advocates and organizations on all sides of the issue, no kill is a goal that everyone wants and san francisco is close. to be successful no kill requires among other things, extensive public out reach and education, and behavior training in the shelter, all of which require adequate staffing and managing to carry out, something that acc does not now have and has not had for years, acc is an open shelter ask required to accept any animal that comes in the door, many shelters in the country are not, they can and do refuse to adopt animals. and ultimately, the commission decided to take no action. while encouraging no kill as a goal we do not feel that the city could or should mandate it for acc unless and until, acc had adequate fubding and staff to do all of the programs and out reach needed for it to succeed. they did not have th
>> so what brought you out here for the bike ride today? >> i grew up in san francisco but i have been living in new york. i wanted to see what san francisco is doing with infrastructure. >> cities are where people are living these days. the bay area is doing a lot with construction and the way to change the world starts here. >> we are about to take a bike ride. we have 30 cyclist. i'm really excited to hit the road and see what the city has in store. >> i definitely recommend it to people. it's a fun afternoon and you learn so many things. >> this is so much fun. i go to parts of the city that i don't come to. this will make the city a more susta >> ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ in in ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ (clapping) ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ many ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ (clapping) >> good evening, everyone. >> (speaking spanish.) >> (clapping) >> (speaking spanish.) >> mayor ed lee. good evening. i'm is do director of violence prev
and supervisor harvey milk have been shot and killed. >> the nation that changed the course of san francisco history. the killings took two lives, started a riot and catapulted the career of the woman who steped in to fill in the void in the wake of the violence. all that straight ahead on a second look. good evening and welcome to a second look. i'm julie haener. this thursday mark as grim anniversary in the history of san francisco. and in the history of the gay rights movement. it was 35 years ago that former supervisor dan white entered city hall and shot and killed mayor george masconi and supervisor harvey milk. in 1998 on the 20th anniversary of those assassinations, dennis richmond had a look back at those days and san francisco politics. >> reporter: on november 27th, 1998, the bay area was still reeling on the events in jones town where 75 people had lost their lives. we thought nothing that wrenching could happen that soon and we were wrong. >> both mayor masconi and supervisor milk have been shot and killed. the suspect is supervisor dan white. >> reporter: the bay area was reeli
to combining for people in san francisco. and also ensuring that they have public safety. >> there are a lot of different personalities that come through here and it makes it very exciting all the time. they, their family or teach their kids have a swim. >> of the gem is fantastic, there is an incredible program going on there, both of my girls have learned to swim there. it is a fantastic place, check it out. it is an incredible indication of what bonn dollars can do with our hearts and facilities. it is as good as anything you will find out why mca. parents come from all over. >> there are not too many pools that are still around, and this is one-stop shopping for kids. you can bring your kid here and have a cool summer. >> if you want to see some of the youth and young men throughout san francisco play some great pickup games, come wednesday night for midnight basketball. on saturdays, we have a senior lyons dance that has a great time getting exercise and a movement. we have all the music going, the generally have a good time. whether it is awkward camp or junior guard. >> from more info
enough to stay in your home means. we're here at the urban center on mission street in san francisco and joined by carla, the deputy director of spur and one of the persons who pushed this shelter in place and safe enough to stay concept and we want to talk about what it means and why it's important to san francisco. >> as you know the bay area as 63% chance of having a major earthquake and it's serious and going to impact a lot of people and particularly people in san francisco because we live on a major fault so what does this mean for us? part of what it means is that potentially 25% of san francisco's building stock will be uninhibit tabl and people can't stay in their homes after an earthquake. they may have to go to shelters or leave entirely and we don't want that to happen. >> we want a building stock to encourage them to stay in the homes and encourage them to stay and not relocate to other locations and shelters. >> that's right so that means the housing needs to be safe enough to stay and we have been focused in trying to define what that means and you as a former buildi
and budget with worker safety being our focus. we have mayor ed lee and mike the san francisco trades council dr. mike and chief of staff at cpmc and mayor logan. mayor ed lee please step up to the podium (clapping.) thank you, very much for working with us again. this is a day we've looked forward to for quite some time. i know our community partners have worked really hard with our board of supervisors with lou girard to come together with our health officials and make an agreement that is right inform san francisco. i know this is the first of two announcements that we look forward to. this compass invaluable in the center of where a lot of activity are will have at least a 3 hundred and 2 bed and we look forward to having a similar announcements on the st. luke's campus to create a service hospital there as well. i can't tell you you how excited we are and we'll reminder each other that the process has to be credited with the leadership that the board of supervisors had. i want to thank my colleagues there board president chiu and mark farrell and david campos urging their personal time a
kinds of things and that's the beauty of being in san francisco we can introduce and reintroduce each other to each other. you're going to find a lot of builders doing haven't designs. i've seen that with can do. there's all kinds of things. this is the marvel i know we're going to success base this is the best city in the world. thank you very much and congratulations >> ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ in in ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ (clapping) ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ many ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ (clapping) >> good evening, everyone. >> (speaking spanish.) >> (clapping) >> (speaking spanish.) >> mayor ed lee. good evening. i'm is do director of violence prevention services and i'll have my mc introduce himself >> (speaking spanish.) >> it's on honor for me to be here this afternoon with you. >> welcome to the 2012 latino heritage celebration and awards (clapping) we would like to start off with thaik you the band for playing. they have c
to be more progressive on immigration and the city of san francisco leading the way for other cities of embracing immigrants. people not knowing we pay the same taxes and have the same obliterations as the rest of the americans. so what can the city and a tech destroy do. that's why the silicon leadership group who have all those members to make sure that all clusters emphasize the need for all immigration. we want to get to one more person >> i'm here actually, i went through the exact same issue i was a foreign student and it took me looked at to get the green card. i'm not sure in the category i see less than 20 thousand people in america - the question i have why people say the farm worker when you look at the - they have the h1 b visa which means allowing both people can go to singapore and go to the u.s. to work and they never have a problem and they can stay here for long. why is there an exception to ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> wonderful now that your seated rise for the national anthem please welcome from the folk ann semi booerl cruising. oh, can you see by the
of the best parts about being an elected official is the ability to effect change in san francisco in a very positive way. and today i'm very proud to announce that after two years of incredibly hard work on behalf of a lot of people, we are announcing a new project in san francisco to bring free wi-fi to 31 different parks, plazas, and open spaces across our city. from areas such as the marina green to washington square park to sunset playground, all a moe square, civic center, bernal heights to right here in balboa park, this project is going to touch parks and plazas across all of san francisco in every corner of our city. san francisco has been a leader in our technology community and our technology economy across our country and now we get to continue to play a role in being a leader bringing technology solutions to improve the lives of our residents here in our city. it's been a privilege to work on this project and to lead this effort the last two years and look forward to bringing the broader vision of free wi-fi across san francisco in the next few years with all the partners behind
on bike sharing in san francisco to receive an update on the initial roll out of the initial pilot program as well as future anticipated and much desired growth of the program so it can become a city wide program a few months ago we launched bay area bike share in san francisco san mateo and santa clara counties and that will increase to 500 bikes next year. bike sharing is a very important part of the future of transportation in san francisco in terms of becoming truly a transit first city we all want to have more access to biking in san francisco and this is a key part of that strategy. for people who have bikes they may not want to carry those bikes around with them all the time and having the option to be without your bike and still bike when necessary is important and in addition there are people that don't own a bike but they want to be able to bike when they need to get somewhere and muni or driving or walking isn't necessarily an option. so transit first is about giving people as many options as possible biking and bike sharing are one of those options. it's also important that
is you have a state of emergency and san francisco needs to declare that. we have enough supervisors who are very intelligent that could declare an emergency, you got a mayor who today said he's signing on to get on board, so let's declare a state of emergency. you know when we started our mission no eviction two months ago, we have organized over 3,000 people already who have come out of everywhere and i was shocked. i thought it was the mission again under attack by these people moving in. growing up in the mission, nobody wanted to live in the mission. but now everybody wants to live in the mission and now i'm finding out that it's not only happening in the mission, being here today and seeing seniors, white people, gay people, african people, asian people, and you talk about people from all over the city. that's we have a crisis, it's not only in the mission, it's the whole city. and you look at, we got 37 cranes up right now in downtown san francisco and if you look at the new cranes that will go up next year, why is it all this development is going on and why are we not having hous
we celebrate all our event in san francisco. i wanted to not spend a lot of time why we're here it's so obvious. the richness of our cult and history needs to be celebrated. i'm happy you're here who we are as the filipinos and the richness of our heritage we want to share throughout san francisco and california every day. this isn't just the most it's one of the many months we celebrate. tights high honor to be up here someone who is special to all of us mayor ed lee was sworn in on january 8th as our ferd mayor of the city and county and inform and the first asian american in the history. with this being the second largest population in the united states and the largest population in the state you mayor ed lee have made us proud. nearly 15 percent of the workforce of nearly 27 thousand employees are of filipino descent. asia a senior filipino elected official i'm proud to work side by side with a person of integrity, value and balance. his commitment to our community is demonstrated not only through honor and recognition as we does with the annual flag raising committee the filip
of san francisco including 1 hundred 70 percent of evictions reported to the retina board between 2010 and 2013 a one hundred and 70 percent there. this report confirms what i've said there is a housing crisis in san francisco. the report shows the relationship between the evictions and the there if the market value of the properties in so far. the average price is over $800,000 and in june 13th it was 3 thousand plus. you'll be forced to leave the city and we're not talking about low income residents. the diversity andvibrancy must remain. i'm taking this housing you security of our residents seriously are and i'm working as many of you are with housing advocates to keep san franciscans in their homes. last week, i introduced legislation addressing the landlord of trying to harass tenants to be evicted and today, i'm asking the city attorney to ask the association to double the penalties that landlord must pay to tenants. i know that supervisor kim has been working on this issue >> next week i'm holding a special hearing of the neighborhood services and safety committee in order to e
want to thank the group that put together a movie to the day to day lives of do p san francisco. thank you champion mike redman thank you for being here and making this neighborhood a safer place to live and supervisor scott wiener and my supervisor to the west of us on market street thank you for being here as well. >> thank you so much jane and finally, there's a quick sneak peak from our extraordinarily architect he's wonderful he's been working with after the but the core volume is here and heel give you a peak of what's going to be. >> the renovation recess recollects this to provide a hive visible for the cities prominent theatre company ac e t. this will offer lay essentially elements into the backdrop of the building. this will create to inspire a lot of visions. the main performance spaces can be quickly transformed into a formal threat to an informal one. this space up by the small windows to be con founder in a number of ways as classrooms or event spaces. the two-story lobby will contain the box office and a large space for people to meet in the daytime. it's a dynamic spa
back. it's a great place for us. the weather is nice. no rain. beautiful san francisco. >> it's a great way to be able to have fun and give back and walk away with a great feeling. for more opportunities we have volunteering every single day of the week. get in touch with the parks and recreation center so come ♪ >> thank you for coming to the talent dance performance and talent show. [ applause ] >> today's performance and talent show. ♪ >> public recreation has every bit of the talent and every bit of the heart and soul of anything that any families are paying ten times for. >> you were awesome. >> we are approving as many parks as we can, you have a value garden and not too many can claim that and you have an historic building that has been redone in a beautiful fashion and you have that beautiful outdoor ping-pong table and you have got the art commission involved and if you look at them, and we can particularly the gate as you came in, and that is extraordinary. and so these tiles, i am going to recommend that every park come and look at this park, because i think that the way
. >> on december 28, 1912. san francisco mayor, sonny jim rolph stared into the crowds of those who have gathered. a moment in history. the birth of a publicly own transit system. san francisco municipal railway. muni as it would become to be known. happy birthday, muni, here is to the next 100 years. the birth of muni had been a long-time coming. over the years the city was disjointed privately owned companies. horses and steam and electric-powered vehicles. creating a hodgepodge of transit options. none of them particularly satisfying to city residents. the city transit system like the city itself would have changes during the san francisco earthquake. the transition that will pursue from this aftermath would change san francisco's transportation system once again. facilitated by city boss, abe ruth, ushering in the electric city car. the writing was on the wall. the clammer had begun for the experiment including public transit people. owned by the people and for the people. the idea of a consolidated city-owned transit system had begun traction. and in 1909, voters went to the polls and create
in san francisco. one hospital here on this site in the center of san francisco and a second hospital at the caesar chavez in the growing neighborhoods of the southeast section of the city. today is a pivotal point in the history of the medical center and for the health care system in san francisco. for one hundred and 50 years cpmc has been providing citizens with the most advance mcavailable. with the construction of our two new hospitals we'll be in positional to continue to serve the medical needs of the residents of san francisco for decades to come. we also have with us the president of the board of supervisors david chiu and supervisor mar farrell. both supervisors along with david campos were the 3 who helped new york state the final all the time to move this project forward. we appreciate the dedication of each of you to final approval. also, we can't precede without acknowledging one person who was vitality to the success of our project lou. he lead a series of very frank and positive productive discussion that helped to move forward this project and his help in this process
and plazas across all of san francisco in every corner of our city. san francisco has been a leader in our technology community and our technology economy across our country and now we get to continue to play a role in being a leader bringing technology solutions to improve the lives of our residents here in our city. it's been a privilege to work on this project and to lead this effort the last two years and look forward to bringing the broader vision of free wi-fi across san francisco in the next few years with all the partners behind me today. this has been a strong collaboration on behalf of a lot of partners. in particular, google, sf city, our recreation and park department as well as our department of technology, and i want to thank all of those involved. this project started a little over two years ago with a conversation i had with an old family friend from google. and i want to take a moment to thank the entire google team that worked on this project. it's been two years, so, it's touched a lot of desks and had a lot of approvals and in particular want to thank veronika bell who
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